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5 ‘Ansar-Al-Islam’ members detained

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 14:52, 23 January 2021  
5 ‘Ansar-Al-Islam’ members detained

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have detained five active members of the banned militant group Ansar-Al-Islam from Rupnagar area in the capital’s Mirpur.

Assistant Director of RAB-4 ASP Md Ziaur Rahman Chowdhury confirmed the news on Saturday.

The identities of the militants could not be known yet.

Acting on a tip off, a team of RAB-4 conducted a drive in Rupnagar area and detained them, he said.

They also recovered extremist books and leaflets from their possession.